Oregon Experience

Luther Cressman, Quest for First People

Season 8 Episode 804 | 58m 52s Video has closed captioning.

In the 1930s, archeologist Luther Cressman made a series of discoveries that shocked the scientific world. They included a cache of 75 sagebrush sandals that proved to be the oldest shoes every found. He believed people were in the Americas far earlier than most researchers thought possible. Today, modern science may finally prove him right.

Aired: 05/12/14

Rating: TV-G

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.

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